Meaning “ragged” or “tattered,” the boro style was favored by nineteenth and early twentieth-century rural Japanese; a traditional patchwork style, boro grew out of necessity as opposed to aesthetics.
Our friend Kingy is based in Kyoto with her husband and baby daughter. She trawls through antique markets and hidden vintage stores in the area to find us amazing goodies.
Kingy is a photographer by trade and shoots the pieces she finds in her parent-in-law's old machiya in town.
128 cm x 120 cm